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For those following the recent travails of Mary Louise Starkey, who’s been accused of mismanagement and physical altercations at her world-famous Denver butler school (“At Your Disservice”) and was recently arrested for allegedly attacking one of her students last February ( “Mary Starkey Got Served”), here’s the latest news: In Denver District Court this morning, Starkey waived her right to be formally advised of the charges against her – second-degree assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

As part of the felony charge procedure, a protection order was put in place that prohibits Starkey from contacting the alleged victim, former Starkey student Lisa Kirkpatrick. Starkey, Denver’s “First Lady of Service,” will be back in court at 1:30 p.m. January 8 for a disposition hearing. – Joel Warner

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